1973 Rover P6 3500 For Sale by Auction
The H&H Classic Motorcar Auction
Wednesday 29th April 2020 1pm
Due to COVID-19, all bidding will take place behind closed doors.
Registration No: BPO710L
Chassis No: 45116353C
Motorcar Location: Cheshire
First family ownership from new until 2014
Only 74000 miles
Recent gearbox, carburettor overhaul and service
Correct toolkit, jack and wheel brace
Original 1972 sales brochure
Original stamped service book
Various invoices on file
The last of the P-Series Rovers, the P6 was introduced in October 1963. Designed in-house by Spen King, David Bache and Gordon Bashford, the newcomer featured a pontoon chassis, pushrod independent front suspension and four-wheel disc brakes. Winner of the first European Car of the Year Award in four-cylinder guise, the P6 could be had with 3.5-litre V8 power from 1968. Equipped with three-speed automatic transmission as standard, Motor magazine found the Rover 3500 capable of 0-60mph in 9.5 seconds and 117mph. Launched in 1970, MKII variants had boot-mounted batteries, power bulge bonnets and revised rear lights.
This charming P6 was supplied by Bookers Garage,Broadwater,Worthing ,Sussex on 21st January 1973 to the Company Burt Briil and Edwards. The driver was Mr C H Homan and the Rover was kept in his family until 2014. Finished in the charming period and strangely named colour of Almond green. The car is running and driving with the stirring exhaust note that you can only get with a V8. There is a nice history file containing a stamped service book which shows it was Main dealer maintained for much of its life. Inside is a great place to sit and a reminder that the P6 was the last true Rover and this example offers a gest opportunity to enjoy relaxed V8 cruising in a period Motor car.
£6,000 - £8,000
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